Interactive : How dance music travels

It started in Africa long time ago. Moved oversea (Jamaica, America) in the early 19th century. Turned into blues and jazz in the 1900s-1920s (Southern States, New Orleans). Grooved in the 1960s-1970s with soul, funk, disco. Turntabled with hip-hop, house and electro in the 1980s (Chicago, New York). Became synthpop, breakbeat, trance and jungle…

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Stop. You’d better watch and control this animation of Thomson.co.uk to picture yourself how dance music travelled on three continents.

Thomson.co.uk : How Music Travels. The Evolution of Western Dance Music

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